major employers

non-employment resources


Major Employers in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Areas (with number of employees)

Cedar Rapids Area

Manufacturing Businesses

Rockwell Collins, Inc. – 8425

Whirlpool Corporation – 2273

Quaker Oats – 1100

General Mills, Inc. – 658

Gazette Communications-510

Cargill – 420

PMX Industries-370

International Paper-354

Schneider Electric-333

Clipper Windpower-315

Penford Products-206

Cedar Rapids Area

Non-Manufacturing Businesses

Transamerica – 3500

St. Luke's Hospital – 2700

Hy-Vee Food Stores – 2608

Cedar Rapids Comm. Schools – 2569

Mercy Medical Center – 2300

City of Cedar Rapids – 1280

Wal Mart Stores, Inc. – 1141

Linn-Mar Community Schools – 947

Alliant Energy – 881

Yellowbook USA-857

Nordstrom Direct-851

Linn County Offices – 850

College Community Schools-704

Verizon Business-675

Toyota Financial Services Center-600

APAC Customer Services-600

Target Stores-600

GE Capital Americas-600


U.S. Cellular-549

Grant Wood Area Education Agency-500

United States Postal Serivce-478

Physician's Clinic of Iowa-351

Four Oaks, Inc.-314

Intermec Technologies Corp.-250

The Arc of East Central Iowa-500

Stamats Communications-130


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Iowa City Area

Manufacturing Businesses

Rockwell International-Collins Aviation &

Comm.Division – 820

International Automotive Components-805

Procter and Gamble – 500

Oral B Laboratories – 460

Centro, Inc. – 399

Moore Wallace – 234


Iowa City Area

Non-Manufacturing Businesses

The University of Iowa – 21,043

U of I Hospital & Clinics – 7738

Iowa City Comm. Schools – 1700

American College Testing (ACT) – 1427

VA Medical Center – 1351

Mercy Hospital – 1305

Pearson Educational Measurement – 1152

Riverside Casino & Golf Resort-778

Systems Unlimited – 700

City of Iowa City – 641

Johnson County Government – 515

Hawkeye Food Systems – 500

Vangent, Inc.-438

Hy-Vee Food Stores – 430

Hills Bank & Trust – 355

Integrated DNA Technologies– 350

GEICO Direct Auto Insurance – 312

Goodwill Industries – 300

Target – 200

West Music-170

Wal-Mart – 150















Local Colleges and Universities


Kirkwood Community College –


Augustana College-650

Grinnell College – 600

St. Ambrose University – 500

Coe College – 351

Cornell College – 350

Mt. Mercy College – 280


Other Helpful Websites: (UI job openings)


Iowa City Chamber of Commerce; Priority1; Iowa City Area Development Group

NEW 2013 Fastest Growing Corridor Companies:

Lattice Communications Inc

Compass Commercial Services  

MD Molding 

Midwest Microwave Solutions Inc. 

Genova Technologies Inc. 

Select Structural Engineering 



Crystal Group Inc.   

MediRevv Inc. 

Circle Computer Resources Inc. 

ESP International 

LimoLink Inc. 

Cedar Ridge Vineyards 

Clickstop Inc. 

Innovative Software Engineering LLC 

Infinity Contact Inc. 

Tri-County Enterprises 


Hawkeye Communication/Fandel Alarm 

Neumiller Electric Inc. 

Centro Inc. 

Communications Engineering Company 

Collective Data Inc. 

World Trend Financial  



The following links include valuable information regarding area demographics, schools, clubs, organizations, and arts/entertainment. The Corridor is a diverse community with a wealth of offerings. Take a look!

Information on living, working in Iowa:

Iowa City/Cedar Rapids Technology Corridor--Find Yourself Here video: watch?v=Knh2vpZzYYs

Iowa City area demographics :

Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce:

Cedar Rapids area demographics:

Cedar Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce:

Iowa City Area Development Group (ICAD):

Iowa City and Coralville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau:

Cedar Rapids Area Convention and Visitors Bureau:

"Consider Iowa" program: career opportunities, living in Iowa, local events, etc.:

UI Housing Resources:

UI Family Services Office:

The University Club Newcomers' Division:

Entrepreneurial Development Center:

Organizations geared toward young professionals:,

Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance: upcoming area events, attractions and activities:

The University of Iowa Staff Language and Culture Services:

Area Maps: Iowa/City Coralville (pdf)

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